The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 16 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 9 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 10.42% 15.25% 38.83%
As % of the General category 25.00% 40.91% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 31
Average salary £58,750 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.68% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrow region.

General Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
60 22 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 41.67% 37.29% 80.58%
Number of salaries quoted 37 11 66
Average salary £56,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region.

Games Salary Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Histogram in Harrow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Harrow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 18 (51.43%) Retail
2 14 (40.00%) Scrum
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) .NET
3 13 (37.14%) JIRA
4 12 (34.29%) Degree
5 11 (31.43%) C#
5 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 11 (31.43%) Confluence
6 10 (28.57%) VB
7 9 (25.71%) UNIX
7 9 (25.71%) Windows
7 9 (25.71%) TIBCO
7 9 (25.71%) Project Management
7 9 (25.71%) Change Management
7 9 (25.71%) User Stories
8 8 (22.86%) Subversion
8 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
8 8 (22.86%) EPoS
9 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (20.00%) MS Project
9 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
10 6 (17.14%) StyleCop
10 6 (17.14%) WCF
10 6 (17.14%) WPF
10 6 (17.14%) Release Management
10 6 (17.14%) Time Management
10 6 (17.14%) Jenkins

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (31.43%) Confluence
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.71%) LAN
1 2 (5.71%) VoIP
1 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) IPsec
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) OSPF
2 1 (2.86%) BGP
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) JIRA
2 8 (22.86%) Subversion
3 6 (17.14%) StyleCop
3 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (17.14%) FxCop
3 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
3 6 (17.14%) ReSharper
4 4 (11.43%) MSBuild
4 4 (11.43%) NUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
General
1 18 (51.43%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Technical Leader
3 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Support
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Junior
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Transition Manager
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) WCF
2 6 (17.14%) WPF
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) SOAP
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) MSMQ
5 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) EPoS
2 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.57%) PMI
4 3 (8.57%) Online Games
5 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) UNIX
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Scrum
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Project Management
2 9 (25.71%) Change Management
2 9 (25.71%) User Stories
3 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
4 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (17.14%) Release Management
5 6 (17.14%) Time Management
5 6 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
7 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
7 4 (11.43%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) VB
3 6 (17.14%) C++
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
4 4 (11.43%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.71%) PMP
4 1 (2.86%) RHCE
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) TIBCO
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.71%) Juniper
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) NetScout
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.86%) Brocade
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya
5 1 (2.86%) Sun
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) hybris
5 1 (2.86%) F5
5 1 (2.86%) Nimsoft